TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defenders, Prisoners and People at Risk, Prisoners and People at Risk: Detention and Imprisonment • Asia and the Pacific, East Asia, South Korea •
Urgent Action Victory! – Activist’s Not-Guilty Verdict Upheld on Appeal (South Korea: UA 20.17)
Lee Jin-young, operator of the online library ‘Labour Books’, was found not guilty of charges under the National Security Law at the Seoul High Court on 11 April 2018. This verdict was made following an appeal by the prosecution to a ruling on 20 July 2017 which found Lee Jin-young not guilty.